The Civil Law Section and the Public Law Group present:
THE CARON DECISION, HISTORY OF WESTERN CANADA AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAW : Federalism and the future of linguistic duality in Canada
The Supreme Court of Canada just issued a split decision on language rights in Alberta.
Date : Tuesday, December 1st, 2014
Place : Fauteux building: 57, Louis-Pasteur, room 302
Time : 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (lunch provided)
Discussion panel with:
Me Sébastien Grammond, professor, civil law section, lawyer in the case
Me François Larocque, Vice-dean, Common law French Language program, counsel in the case
Me Christine Ruest-Norrena, Office of the Commissioner for Official Languages, intervenor in the case
Mme Linda Cardinal, Professor of Political Science and holder of Chaire de recherche sur la francophonie et les politiques publiques
Professor Pierre Foucher, Faculty of Law, expert on Constitutional language rights
Free admission, open to all.
This event will be held in French, but questions can be asked in French or English
This event is recognized as training activity by the Barreau du Québec. Please sign the attendance sheath upon your arrival to get your certificate (1h.)